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Nov 1, 2012 6:30am PDT
gentlemen, the fire boat phoenix. long may she serve san francisco. next is line is the u.s. navy guided missile destroyer, the u.s.s. rebel. equipped with the aegis combat system. it was commissioned in 2002 and deployed last year from san diego as part of the ronald reagan strike group. it was one of first ships to provide humanitarian assistance following the earthquake and tsunami in japan. the first responder, the rebel embarked navy helicopters surveyed the coast line to provide an aerial perspective for the damage to other ships for relief efforts. after hearing first hand from survivors, the crew volunteered to provide assistance. during deployment also conducted counter piracy patrol to enforce exclusive zones in the region. should ship's names sake, edward rebel served in the revolutionary war and searched in a bold complain against pirates and helped shape the fighting spirit that has been characteristic of the u.s. navy. the u.s.s. rebel is the sixth ship to bare the next time. there's 9217 tons and can sail in excess of 30 knots. there's 30 officers and 270 enlisted personne
Nov 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
morning on the green ship of our u.s. navy. it's very appropriate that it be here heading the fleet in san francisco. admiral beeman, thank you very much for your leadership. it is impressive what we are accomplishing. just two years ago, we started with an understanding that our military, the coast guard, the u.s. navy, the marine corps, had something that we really needed. it's called logistics expertise. and we recognized that and with the help of our fleet week association, with the help of our honorary chair, former secretary of state george scholtz, along with senator feinstein who started fleet week, we began to appreciate in addition to appreciating the men and women in uniform and the wonderful attributes of having fleet week and the blue angels and the parade of ships, we could also be working on something very important to this city. all across the world there are examples after example and i know the men and women and leadership of the uss macon know this after their tour of duty these past months, all over the world there are disasters and emergencies that we are responding to
Nov 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
week association in conjunction with commander, u.s. navy third athlete, gerald beman and the united states marine corps major general spie s. the association is comprised of 12 board of directors, all of whom are volunteers. the chairman, major general michael myatt. united states marine corps retired. jod jodie breakenridge, retired. senator finestein and george schulz. the san francisco fleet week board of directors are planning fleet week year round and many city and counties are beginning their own programs to do what san francisco has done with their unprecedented efforts toward humanitarian assistance and training. today we have a world-class lineup for the entire bay area. we have a spectacular venue at the marina green showcasing the marina green. the physical symbol of commitment of federal, state and local agencies to the emergency preparedness of the bay area in a time of crisis. in that wasn't enough, after the parade of ships this morning, the navy's premiere flight demonstration, the blue angels will perform their most daring maneuvering over, under and around the gold
Nov 4, 2012 1:30am PDT
in his past, not only has he had so much leadership in the u.s. navy, but i note for you this man has had practice of landing on our aircraft carrier some 1067 times. admiral beman, please come forward. >> we didn't get a chance to do this last evening. the mayor has as busy a schedule as anyone in the crowd as all of us collectively. i would like to take the opportunity to present a plaque in honor what the mayor has meant to san francisco fleet week and a small token of the service, may you display it proudly in your office or whenever there's room. i am sure you have been honored so many times. i can't thank you enough for your >> thank you so much. [applause] >> thank you. >> well, good morning. secretary schulz, charlotte, it's nice to see you and very kind of you to join us again this morning. mayor lee, my fellow mere mortal flag officers. ladies and gentlemen, which is not to suggest that my fellow flag and general officers are not ladies or gentlemen, but if you know some of them. i want to say thank you to the st. francis yacht club and the san francisco fleet associatio
Nov 25, 2012 1:15pm EST
naval career flying aircraft for the u.s. navy, and about ten years ago made the transition to academia, where the navy provided an outstanding opportunity to go back to graduate school and get a specialty in a geographic part of the world where i specialize in middle eastern history. >> host: and now an author. "the politics and security of the gulf" is the numb of your book. that's kind of a big topic. >> guest: it is. it's part of the world where the united states has been involved in three hot wars in the past generation, the iran-iraq war, desert shield, desert storm, and operation iraqi freedom. it's a big topic, and it needs to be discussed, and investigated, which is part of the reason why we took on this topic. >> host: in your book, where do you begin talking about u.s. involvement in the middle east? >> guest: well, the u.s. involvement in the middle east goes much further back. we're specifically looking at the persian gulf, and although u.s. navy frigates and ships paid some port calls in previous centuries, it really is world war ii that the united states and its
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
, anchors away, my boys, not exactly but close. the u.s. navy warship next. and now 9 sports with dave owens. >> tonight one of the coolest nights you're going to see in college hoops, first maryland, the terps versus the kentucky wildcats in brooklyn's new arena, yeah, that kentucky that seems to reload with freshmen of year, a good barometer for maryland who got a big boost this week when the ncaa dealed d es wells eligible to play and we'll look at keyshawn howard who was poised to have a breakout year last year. now he's coming back from a broken foot, long road back. >> once you get back into the flow it's all bing. you do a lot of work in rehab -- all instinct. you do a lot of work in rehab. i can't think about it. i just play. i'm trying to get back into a rhythm and make sure i can help my team out as much as possible. >> that's not the only game in town. this is the uss baton here being an amphibious assault ship in jacksonville, florida, where georgetown plays florida gators tonight. the u.s. navy transforming its warship into a basketball court. the game is outside, some win
Nov 24, 2012 3:30am PST
members from the u.s. marine corps, 20 members from the u.s. navy, 10 members the u.s. coast guard, where we will then partner with them and cross train them and use our techniques, reaching technical rescue and high and low rescue being demonstrated in display. we will also be having some of our u.s. navy personnel on ride-alongs with members on our ambulances, fire engines and trucks to continue with our cross training. so, it gives me great pride to be here to continue to serve as the fire chief, to welcome the military, and to say thank you to all of you. here's to an enjoyable fun-filled busy weekend. all the best, and thank you for your service. (applause) >> i wanted chief to tell you about that training. we first did it in 2010, search and rescue which we knew was a problem in haiti in the earth wake in the recovery. and like they say in san francisco, the fire department, we know how to do it, but when the big earthquake hits, we're all going to be victims and we want to make sure that anybody that potentially could come in to help dig us out knows how to do it. well, we t
Nov 12, 2012 1:20am EST
rise as highly technical. you had the u.s. army, the u.s. navy, the state department and fbi cut treasury, commerce and every major agency in the u.s. government had its own intelligence service specialized nature. so it was created to naturalize or centralize that intelligence existence which is something that the model offered the british which is also very controversy all major -- major because there are blamed by inference in the british system. so it was a very interesting experience because in world war ii was the prior opportunity for the proponent of a centralized intelligence to prove its worth? ?d that's likely it was???? fascinating and generated a lot of argument for the purpose of providing the legal??????? justification.????????? it became a very important??? ground because all that exist in military generals or admirals' did not like having the overarching intelligence service working under them because they are the local boss. and only in china the command structure was a mess. there was no unity of command, and the creator, the director of
Nov 26, 2012 1:15am EST
she and the professional educators year aircraft for the u.s. navy in 10 years ago made the transition to academia where the provided the outstanding opportunity for graduate school to have a specialty in a geographic part of the world where i specialize in middle eastern history. >>host: allen author "the politics and security of the >>guest: it is. the part of the world with united states has been involved in the iran-iraq war, desert shield, desert storm and operation in iraqi freedom. it is a big topic and it needs to be discussed and investigated. >>host: where do you begin talking about u.s. involvement? >>guest: the u.s. involvement in the valleys goes much further back. we specifically look at the persian and gulf even though they sent some ships it is really world for to the united states and military get involved in a big way. surprisingly it does not have to do with the oil. world war ii marked the entry of the united states and its military to provide a secure pathway for supplies to the beleaguered soviet russian allies in their quest to defeat the germans. the
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
guard was not injured. a funeral arrangements are underway now for a u.s. navy seal killed in baltimore. alonso gladden was home on his first day of leave and was helping his younger brother unload groceries for the grandmother when it two men approached him and opened fire. police are still looking for the suspects. the funeral began about an hour ago in south baltimore. baltimore investigators are looking for a mandate say sexually abused a 6-year-old girl. a man assault with a girl as she was standing with a family member inside a dollar store at potee street back on october 21. employees were unable to stop the man as he ran out of the store, but a surveillance camera caught his photograph. >> maybe you don't know his name, but you may know the neighborhood he lives in, where he works. any information at all, detectives are looking for the public to help us out. >> the man is described as 5'6" tall with a medium build, and has two gold teeth with the letter j on one of them. the girl suffered no serious injuries. >> it has been a breezy and chilly day today, but so far pre
Nov 30, 2012 4:00am PST
to not only the u.s. navy and marine corps, but to the international community. >> thank you. another hand? >> [inaudible] my experience with the haiti response. in this casey i was working at the deputy principal committee level and working at the white house. but it was really the first opportunity for this administration to work with a very complex response, and then recognizing for us the supported commander was usaid that normally isn't in the emergency response business. so, it was an educational process of how to move forces and yet support usaid and the role of the country team and port au prince. so, it was very informative there. and to back up when we had the first no fooling hurricane that worked its way up the entire gulf coast, the principal committee calls that were generated during the haiti response were then turned around and then bringing all of the governors into a conference call with the president to make sure that all their needs were being met in the advance of a hurricane arrival. so, we really had all of government, from local all the way up to the w
Nov 24, 2012 10:00pm PST
the super secret burial of osama bin laden and what happened in the hours after u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s stormed his compound inside a pakistan residence. >> reporter: tents and secretive transmissions as the aircraft carrier "carl vinson" waits for the body of osama bin laden. it's may 2nd, 2011. the al qaeda leader's just been killed by navy s.e.a.l.s. in e-mails, two u.s. navy admirals used code words to describe bin laden. the commander of the carrier strike group says, fedex delivered the package, both trucks are safely en route, home base. the e-mails were just released in response to a lawsuit by the group judicial watch. a few days earlier, the question was asked, do i need any spiritual ceremonial preparations? "traditional procedures for islamic burial was followed. the deceased's body was washed and then placed in a white sheet. a military officer read prepared religious remarks which were translated into arabic by a native speaker, after the words were complete, the body was placed on a prepared flat board, tipped up, whereupon the deceased's body slid into the sea. according
Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
children. >> reporter: he says it was a struggle for him to readjust once he got out of the u.s. navy. after being on the streets, he was able to find help through the berkeley food and housing projects homeless veteran program. >> it was a time in my life when i needed something to hold me. it is holding me. it is holding me steady and giving me a chance to stable myself. now i'm about to get up on my feet because i'm about to get an apartment. >> reporter: according to the program, 6% of the population in alameda county in homeless. in berkeley it is 14% and the number of veterans among them is hard to count. ♪ >> i feel that veterans are invisible to us as a society right now. and we sent them to war, in some cases with fanfare, not always and they come back and we forget about them. >> she is a mastermind behind soldier stories. the performance explores lives of them through searches of songs an poems. proceeds will be give on the the berkeley food and housing project. he says he wants to honor those serving in the million and hopes others there take time to recognize the risk they tak
Nov 9, 2012 2:30pm PST
avoid such a scenario. >> one source is the chinese trade route. the u.s. navy will extend support to taiwan and other neighboring countries, a move with other motives. >> it's also about economic interests and ultimately securing jobs for both countries. >> pressing issues for the u.s., which continues to lose a major employers to china, cheap labor and an undervalued currency are fuelling chinese exports. that's why the u.s. wants to see an end of the artificially low value of the yuan. >> china deliberately keep the value alone. the noticed -- they say their companies are not yet fit to hold up against the world market. it has valued at 20% alone. they want to get there a bit by bit. >> too far for u.s. which feels the pressure of a crushing debt with china as its main creditor. the chinese central bank holds u.s. bonds worth more than $1 trillion in. that puts beijing in an unprecedented position of power which cannot use. if they sold these bonds, it would put washington under pressure. it would also harm chinese interests. it would see the value of its own investments tumbled
Nov 28, 2012 12:00am PST
national security strategy is that unambiguous commitment, and i believe that the u.s. navy is capable of maintaining that unambiguous military strength. as we sit here this morning aboard the uss macon island, in san francisco bay, looking out to the pacific, it is easy to believe that the united states is, in fact, a pacific power and that to keep it that way we will maintain the best damn navy in the world. thank you very much. (applause)speaker .... >> now i'm going to introduce our next speaker, major general melvin spee splt e i've known melvin for a number of years, obviously we served together in the marine corps. i can tell you he's been with fleet week for 3 years now and the one thing about mel, he's got a lot of ideas and he accepts no as an interim answer because a lot of things that he wanted to do to make fleet week better originally the answer from authorities was no. and he made some amazing things happen just through his will. a commander can will things to happen. and i really want to thank you, mel, for that whole peer to peer medical exchange was your idea
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am PST
u.s. navy reservist home months before he was due back. they rushed to hug their father, never before has luke been so happy to find out that darth vader is his dad. >> that's right. straight ahead, latest on cleanup efforts following yesterday's water pipe rupture that flooded a neighborhood with mud and water. >>> an arrest at a movie theater that richmond police say is a first for them.
Nov 15, 2012 2:00pm PST
out of high school, served in the u.s. navy for 10 years. my last duty station was nas alameda across the bay; it was one of the last commands. as a young sailor and visited san francisco. i live in san francisco for 15 of the last 20 years, and until early this year i did not have any idea that that world war ii building had anything to do with the veterans committee. to me it was always the art center, and i thought the veterans name was more ceremonial than anything else. early this year began volunteering full-time there at the veterans building, and became an integral member of the american legion. i am the eight district historian, and appointed commander of post 36. the president of the veterans affairs commission, eddie ramirez, i had similar training in organizational development and strategic planning. i attended most, not all, of the veterans affairs commission meeting this year. i videotaped several for historical reasons. one of the things that i see the commission can really use is an element of team strategic planning. the veterans community itself is very fragmented. i
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
.  >>> seven u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s are under fair after sharing disclosed information with the makers of a popular military game. here's the game. it's called metal of honor war fighter. authorities say the sales released classified information and misused command gear while working as paid consultants to help create the game. the s.e.a.l.s had been reprimanded. four others are under investigation. >>> vice president joe biden's youngest son joins the military. today 42-year-old hunter biden was selected as a pubilc affairs officer for the navy reserve. the vice president's oldest son bo is a army natural guard member. >>> monday marks veteran's day. but workers at a at&t didn't want to wait. they inslighted people to come in and record a video and publicly thank veterans for their sacrifice. >> i am she served in the army for nearly 16 years and has worked for at&t 8 years. >>> new information uncord in that deadly consulate attack in libya. >> then unique protest outside the white house. and these college students are walking on water. they are wearing water shoes built during an archite
Nov 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
old military base, and three u.s. navy war ships are going to sit off the coast of new york and new jersey, feeding the overall effort. again, across a huge area, this storm's impact is staggering. across such a wide area, a cold, dark need, food going bad, people can't buy gas, kids can't go to school, they can't go to work and many homes are ripped open. many businesses are still without power across 15 state, millions of people, from maine to michigan, all the way down to north carolina. let's not forget. cities and towns battered in between, in some places it could be weeks before the lights come back on. in northeast ohio, tens of thousands in and around cleveland could be without heat during the weekend. temperatures in the mid-30s at night. in connecticut, power crews are making their way through a tangled maze, in town after town, they are trying to fix ocean city's hard-hit beach front, and digging out in west virginia, as part of the state received under three feet of snow. despite all of this, the presidential campaign is back on, of course, and the pace for both candidat
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